Japanese Movies (Wellington)

(For information about free movie screenings in Auckland/Hamilton, please visit the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland's website.)

Admission is free! Movies are screened free of charge at the Japan Information & Cultural Centre on the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month at 6pm. The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances so please check back to confirm there have been no changes.

A short video (Japan Video Topics) will be shown from 5.45pm before the feature film begins at 6pm. Admission is free of charge and on a first-come-first-served basis.

Embassy and elevator access will be available from 5.30pm.

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Monthly Movies
Japan Information and Cultural Centre

L18 The Majestic Centre, 100 Willis St.
5:45pm Tue 24 &
Thu 26  Nov. 2015

©Nobuhiro Watsuki/Shueisha

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
Released: 2012.  Running Time: 138 mins.
Rating: R13  Genre: Action
Director: Keishi Otomo

Synopsis: The second live-action film based on Nobuhiro Watsuki’s bestselling manga. In this instalment Kenshin Himura goes up against pure evil Makoto Shishio who is attempting to overthrow the Meiji government. The fate of the country hangs in the balance as Kenshin Himura takes up the sword that he vowed to never draw again.

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Free admission based on a first-come, first-served basis. To avoid disappointment, please make sure to come early (Lifts are available from 5:30pm).The entrance will be closed if the theatre reaches capacity.  A short Japan video topics DVD will be shown from 5:45pm before the start of the feature film at 6:00pm.


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